Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi make Barcelona blue and red after crushing victory in the local derby against Espanyol. Swedish striker John Guidetti was included in Celta Vigo’s starting eleven.
Sporting Gijon 1, Villarreal 3
Brazilian striker Alexandre Pato scored Villarreal’s third goal as his club defeated Sporting Gijon in their own backyard.
Atletico Madrid 1, Las Palmas 0
Diego Simeone’s and Atletico Madrid’s winless streak is over after Saul Niguez handed his club three valuable and sweet points at Vicente Calderon Stadium.
Granada 0, Real Sociedad 2
Real Sociedad travelled to Granada and won convincingly with two goals to nothing in their opponent’s backyard.
Sevilla 4, Malaga 1
Vietto starred with two goals and an assist in Sevilla’s crushing victory over Malaga at home.
Leganes 1, Eibar 1
Ten-men Leganes held by Eibar after an equalising goal by Bebe in the 76th minute to share points.
Deportivo La Coruna 2, Osasuna 0
Things continue to go horribly wrong for Osasuna, which have produced players like Juanfran, Nacho Monreal and Cesar Azpilicueta, after another defeat and this time to Deportivo La Coruna.
Barcelona 4, Espanyol 1
Luis Suarez scored twice, Lionel Messi and Jordi Alba scored one each as Barça crushed Espanyol in the local derby at Camp Nou.
Athletic Bilbao 2, Celta Vigo 1
Swedish international John Guidetti featured in the narrow defeat to Athletic Bilbao and played 71 minutes.
The match between the defending European champions and present world champions Real Madrid and Valencia CF has been postponed due to Real Madrid’s appearance in the 2016 FIFA Club World Cup in Japan.